Roblox has taken the world by storm, and players of all ages can gain real-world computer and programming skills by doing something they love – gaming! Roblox itself was designed for kids, and more games inside the game itself are actually being made by children themselves.
If your son or daughter wants to learn more about Roblox (or is already an avid player), then a summer camp is an excellent way for them to take their playing to the next level. These Roblox camps teach valuable coding skills, provide a safe and social environment, and above all, are fun!
Roblox fans of all experience levels can enjoy Code Wizards HQ’s one-week online programs this summer from the comfort of their own homes. Camp sessions run from late May to early August and are for boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Participants can attend each day’s entertaining two-hour session and learn from some of the top instructors around while also collaborating in a fun and social learning environment.
Participants start with the basics of using Roblox Studio and Lua scripting language. They ultimately walk away with a solid understanding of real-world coding language and concepts like loops, conditionals, and functions. Plus, they learn all the skills they need to start building their own mini-Roblox games.
Parents are updated regularly on their child’s progress, and participants attain a certificate of completion once they’ve reached the end of their camp session and mastered the concepts. These coding camps are great choices for complete beginners. There are four different sessions this summer but act quickly because they fill up fast.
2. iD Tech
iD Tech is a renowned leader in STEM camps and classes, and its virtual and in-person Roblox camps are some of the best around. In the online courses, students ages 7 to 17 can attend the two-hour sessions each weekday for a week, with a wide variety of topics to choose from. The in-person tech camps are held at different college campuses around the United States, so check the website to find the one nearest you and available dates.
At iD Tech Roblox camps, younger players can learn the basics of Lua programming language and how to create their very own obstacle courses. Older and more experienced participants can learn more advanced Roblox coding and monetization.
The summer camp also has specific programs for popular Roblox themes, so campers can learn about creating obbies, escape rooms, business tycoon games, and more. All of these skills can give your child something they can be proud to add to their coding portfolios.
Rancho offers on-campus camps in Scottsdale, Arizona. Boys and girls ages 3.5 to 12 can have a blast at this week-long program. All skill levels are welcome, and the 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM schedule means kids can have a thrilling and educational week developing their skills and computer science knowledge.
The sessions run from late May to mid-July, with different themes each week, with topics like marble mania, clash clans, different obbies, and more. All camps cover basic game design and the Lua programing language. It also covers Minecraft.
The Rancho camp believes in a healthy blend of on- and off-line activities, so when they’re not using the facility-provided computers for educational activities, they can swim, climb the rock wall, snack, and socialize with one another.
4. Kidz to Pros
Kidz to Pros offers an amazing in-person summer camp for young Roblox aficionados. There are more than 50 camp locations nationwide, so check the website to find your closest option with specific dates. Most classes run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and there are pre-care and after-care options to accommodate parents’ schedules.
Kids from 2nd to 5th grade will spend a week immersed in the Roblox obbies world, learning all about obby customization and objects under the guidance of amazing instructors. The camp combines STEM learning with arts and sports to create a balanced curriculum, so your child can come home having had a fun and well-rounded day.
The students work in small groups, so they’ll have lots of time to collaborate, socialize and make new friends. When they’re not learning, they can enjoy different activities indoors and outside with other like-minded children their age.
Varsity Tutors runs online camps from Monday to Friday from June until early September. With four different age brackets available, kids ages 5 to 13 can comfortably work and play with other children their own age and get the most out of it.
Students are divided into small groups of six to nine participants, and the engaging instructors guide them through the ins and outs of Roblox in a fun and intuitive way. They learn coding topics like If/then statements, loops, and data management and ultimately create Roblox games they can share with their friends.
With a Mac or PC and the free-to-download Roblox Studio, kids have everything they need to enjoy these fun and exciting classes.
Hackingtons camps are perfect for students in Pleasant Hill, Dublin, and Rocklin, California. No prior experience is necessary, and students ages 6 to 12 can use the camp’s laptops to take part in these enjoyable classes. Classes are two hours long and are available from June to July.
Younger participants build a foundation by using Roblox Studio editor and gain basic computer proficiencies that can benefit them in and outside the classroom. Courses are led by Hackington’s expert instructors, who are assisted by soon-to-be computer science major students from local high schools.
Students collaborate on a project, then have a blast playing the games they’ve created at the end of camp. Hackingtons is one of the premier California STEM educators, and their Roblox camp is an excellent option for younger players.
Connected Camps offers a wide variety of unique summer programs to learn to code for boys and girls ages 10 to 15. This online camp is divided into five 90-minute courses. Founded by three women passionate about education, Connected Camps has many different offerings, including a special girls-only camp.
There are currently six different options to choose from, with topics ranging from introductory game design courses to physics exploration and the creation of Rube Goldberg machines, all through the magic of Roblox. The curricula are well-designed and delve into planes and dimensions to color palettes and playtesting.
Connected Camps helps guide students through their own process of discovery in the Roblox coding world. They also have Minecraft modding and design classes.